Tag Archives: Politics

New government, shite

Farage, good riddance. Greens, good vote share. SNP, amazing. Labour, pathetic. Lib-Dems dug their own grave. New government, shite. Turnout, poor, but UKIP vote share depressingly high. So now, good people, brace yourselves. And Europe, Scotland, watch out.

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Radical Film in Birmingham

One of the notable features at the inaugural conference of the Radical Film Network in Birmingham last weekend was the mix of generations, from new blood to survivors from the days of the IFA (Independent Filmmakers Association) in the 1970s. Speaking … Continue reading

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Upcoming Screenings in London

‘Interrupted Memory’ at Birkbeck Friday 9 January at 6pm One of the interviewees in Interrupted Memory (Memoria interrumpida) (Michael Chanan, 2013, 116mns) recalls being detained in the 1976 coup in Argentina. She was beaten and raped. She began, defensively, to … Continue reading

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Loneliness of the Long Distance Propagandist

A remarkable discussion has taken place on Meccsa, an academic mailing list for media, communications and cultural studies, sparked off by my previous blog, Behind the News from Gaza. With more than 150 messages in three days, very little of … Continue reading

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Havana premiere for ‘Interrupted Memory’

Very pleased to share the news that my new film, ‘Interrupted Memory / Memoria interrumpida’, will receive its world premiere at the Havana International Film Festival, 5-15 December 2013, where I will also be participating in a panel discussion on … Continue reading

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